- China Electronics Standardization Institute
The China Electronics Standardization Insititute (CESI) is an integrated organization for electronics standardization in China. The organization carries out standardization responsibilities that cover smart cities, IoT, AI, cybersecurity, cloud computing, big data, intelligent manufacturing, blockchain, industrial internet, intelligent sensing products, high definition audio and video, augmented and virtual reality, among others. CESI’s functions also cover testing, measurement, certification and information services in electronic information technology.
CESI acts as the secretariat of several national standardization working groups led and organized by the competent national standardization administration, such as working groups on IoT, intelligent manufacturing and AI. CESI holds 17 national technical committees and 14 working groups for standardization, corresponding to 55 competent TCs/SCs of IEC, ISO/IEC JTC1.
- China Communications Standards Association
The China Communications Standards Association (CCSA) is a general standardization organization for information and communications. The organization carries out standardization functions covering the internet, mobile communications, 5G, IoT, quantum communications, industrial internet, cloud computing, big data, augmented and virtual reality, cybersecurity, among other areas. CCSA has 11 technical committees and five special working groups. CCSA also performs the functions of two national standardization technical committees: SAC/TC485 (communications) and SAC/TC543 (communications services), and develops national standards.
- Research Institute of Highway of MOT
Research Institute of Highway (RIoH) is the leading standardization organization in intelligent transport, which holds SAC/TC268 (Intelligent Transport Systems) and serves as the secretariat of the C-ITS Industry Alliance.
- The Instrumentation Technology and Economy Institute
The Instrumentation Technology and Economy Institute (ITEI) conducts general scientific research functions and tasks in industrial informatization, covering areas such as sensors, intelligent instruments, measurement, control and automation. Additionally, the institute carries out technical research and develops standards for instrumentation and automation standardization. ITEI is one of the main developers of industrial internet standards and serves as the secretariate of four national technical committees for standardization in the area.
- China Automotive Technology and Research Centre
The China Automotive Technology and Research Centre Co. Ltd. (CATARC) is an integrated science and technology corporation that has significant influence in the automotive industry. CATARC serves as the secretariat of SAC/TC114 (Auto).
The China Association for Standardization (CAS) falls under the leadership of the State Administration of Market Regulation (SAMR) and is guided by the SAC.
- Organizes academic seminars and arranges academy exchanges for both international and domestic experts.
- Publishes notifications of national standards and related standardization information.
The China National Institue of Standardization (CNIS) researches standardization in various fields.
The Standards Press of China (SPC) publishes national standards, professional standards, as well as other scientific and technical books
The National Insitute of Metrology (NIM) is the highest state-level research center for metrology; the legal metrological technical center.
- Establishes national primary standards and national standards of measurement.
- Provides verification services and calibration services.